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Video: Uzbeks get to grips with an escalator for the first time with hilarious results

WHO would believe that using an escalator for the first time could be so difficult? Just ask these Uzbek natives who experienced it for the first time ever when a new shopping centre opened recently.

Luckily they discovered the emergency stop button and nobody was injured in the making of this video.

It’s over 100 years since New Yorkers stepped on the world’s first escalator, but it appears that more practice is required in Uzbekistan before it becomes the norm.